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The World Is Your Campus, So Go Explore It

The World Is Your Campus, So Go Explore It

The salt flats of Utah are known for their breathtaking beauty – vast, white expanses that run to the foot of tremendous mountain ranges. They’re also a place where you can go really, really fast, which is why so many people have used the salt flats to achieve land-speed records. Some speedsters have gone more […]

15 October 2014 | 3:51 pm Read More →
College Wins Grant of Nearly $500K to Help Teachers Grow Gifted and Talented Students

College Wins Grant of Nearly $500K to Help Teachers Grow Gifted and Talented Students

As part of a $2.3 million grant proposal, Professor of Teacher Education Julie Dingle Swanson and colleagues will train teachers to identify and develop gifted and talented students in low-income elementary schools in Charleston County.

3 October 2014 | 9:30 am Read More →
Q&A: Epidemiology Expert on What You Need to Know about the Ebola Outbreak

Q&A: Epidemiology Expert on What You Need to Know about the Ebola Outbreak

“Although the first U.S. Ebola case was diagnosed in Dallas on Tuesday, Ebola is unlikely to spread significantly to the U.S. since doctors are on alert for symptoms,” Page says.

2 October 2014 | 10:00 am Read More →
College Expects Hundreds for 2014 Diversity Conference

College Expects Hundreds for 2014 Diversity Conference

The theme is “Building Partnerships to Support Youth of Promise,” and features a keynote address from Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World, according to Time Magazine.

26 September 2014 | 9:23 am Read More →
College’s Early Childhood Development Center Celebrates 40th Year

College’s Early Childhood Development Center Celebrates 40th Year

For 40 years, scores of preschoolers have come to the College looking for the same thing as their older campus peers: a place to be intellectually stimulated while enjoying the company of curious classmates.

17 September 2014 | 9:45 am Read More →
College of Charleston Serves up Success With Urban Squash Program

College of Charleston Serves up Success With Urban Squash Program

Since 2011, the College of Charleston has partnered with Chucktown Squash to provide underprivileged children with academic guidance, athletic training and community service opportunities.

4 September 2014 | 2:38 pm Read More →
A Different Kind of Apple on Future Teachers’ Desks

A Different Kind of Apple on Future Teachers’ Desks

Education professor Margaret Hagood says future teachers in her classes have to know how to move seamlessly between print and digital texts. Sets of class iPads are helping students to learn.

4 September 2014 | 9:45 am Read More →
Why Your Grandparents Love the College of Charleston Too

Why Your Grandparents Love the College of Charleston Too

Like many senior citizens, Lawrence and Judith McMahon are still passionate about learning. And thanks to a state program that waives tuition for residents 60 and older, the McMahons are reliving their college days.

28 August 2014 | 5:23 pm Read More →
See What is New at the College for 2014-15

See What is New at the College for 2014-15

In fall 2014, you’ll find new academic majors and minors, like urban studies and entrepreneurship, as well as two brand-new, high-tech facilities.

19 August 2014 | 9:22 am Read More →
Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation Set for Aug. 18

Convocation will signal the official entry of the Class of 2018 into the College of Charleston community and the start of the 2014-15 academic year.

13 August 2014 | 3:48 pm Read More →